Period
to 19 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 6 months to 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 882 625 794
Rank change year-on-year -257 +169 -60
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 176 79 295
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.28% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 128 65 217
10th Percentile £34,435 £32,500 £28,350
25th Percentile £38,438 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,750 £48,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.52% +2.11% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +11.69%

VBScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 67,674 28,694 72,896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.89% 59.25% 53.48%
Number of salaries quoted 45,089 24,523 60,252
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VBScript.

Salary trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing VBScript over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -249 151 £50,000 +2.04% 34
UK excluding London -211 89 £47,500 +5.56% 24
London -187 77 £55,000 -22.81% 12
Work from Home -246 28 £46,500 +24.00% 2
South West -85 27 £47,500 +3.26% 3
North of England -113 16 £42,500 -19.05% 7
South East -155 14 £42,500 -8.60% 1
Scotland - 13 £47,500 - 2
North West -92 12 £40,000 -42.86% 5
Midlands -118 10 £50,000 +3.09% 6
East of England -97 6 £37,616 -1.66% 5
West Midlands -126 5 £47,500 -2.06% 2
Yorkshire -107 4 £44,500 +27.14% 1
East Midlands - 3 £50,000 - 4
Wales -48 2 £35,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, IT jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for VBScript.

1 100 (56.82%) Microsoft
2 95 (53.98%) Windows
3 85 (48.30%) PowerShell
4 61 (34.66%) SQL Server
5 60 (34.09%) SQL
6 59 (33.52%) JavaScript
7 51 (28.98%) C#
7 51 (28.98%) Social Skills
8 46 (26.14%) .NET
9 45 (25.57%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (25.57%) Azure
10 44 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 40 (22.73%) VB
11 40 (22.73%) Windows Server
12 39 (22.16%) VMware
13 38 (21.59%) Finance
14 36 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
15 34 (19.32%) HTML
16 32 (18.18%) Workflow
17 30 (17.05%) Citrix
18 29 (16.48%) Python
18 29 (16.48%) SCCM
18 29 (16.48%) .NET Framework
19 28 (15.91%) Microsoft 365
19 28 (15.91%) ITIL
19 28 (15.91%) Project Management
20 27 (15.34%) DNS
20 27 (15.34%) Windows 10
20 27 (15.34%) AWS
21 26 (14.77%) Security Cleared

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (14.20%) SharePoint
2 18 (10.23%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.68%) IIS
4 9 (5.11%) Confluence
5 8 (4.55%) Skype for Business
6 6 (3.41%) CMS
6 6 (3.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.70%) SAS
9 2 (1.14%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.57%) Apache
10 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (5.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) MadCap Flare
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (25.57%) Azure
2 28 (15.91%) Microsoft 365
3 27 (15.34%) AWS
4 17 (9.66%) IaaS
5 16 (9.09%) SaaS
6 15 (8.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (5.11%) BlazeMeter
8 8 (4.55%) OneDrive
9 7 (3.98%) Slack
10 5 (2.84%) PaaS
11 3 (1.70%) Power Platform
11 3 (1.70%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.57%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.57%) GitHub
12 1 (0.57%) Kong
12 1 (0.57%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.34%) DNS
2 25 (14.20%) DHCP
3 22 (12.50%) HTTP
4 19 (10.80%) TCP/IP
5 16 (9.09%) SAN
6 13 (7.39%) Firewall
7 11 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (6.25%) iSCSI
8 9 (5.11%) Internet
8 9 (5.11%) Skype
9 7 (3.98%) FTP
9 7 (3.98%) MPLS
9 7 (3.98%) VLAN
9 7 (3.98%) WAN
10 5 (2.84%) LAN
10 5 (2.84%) SMTP
10 5 (2.84%) VPN
11 4 (2.27%) HTTPS
11 4 (2.27%) POP3
12 3 (1.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (34.66%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (5.11%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (5.11%) Oracle Database
3 9 (5.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (5.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (3.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.98%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (2.27%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.70%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.70%) Spotfire
7 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.70%) Tableau
8 2 (1.14%) Big Data
8 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (12.50%) JIRA
2 17 (9.66%) Selenium
3 15 (8.52%) MSI
4 12 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 11 (6.25%) JMeter
6 10 (5.68%) eggPlant
7 9 (5.11%) AdminStudio
7 9 (5.11%) LoadRunner
7 9 (5.11%) Postman
7 9 (5.11%) REST Assured
7 9 (5.11%) SoapUI
7 9 (5.11%) The Grinder
8 7 (3.98%) WinDbg
9 6 (3.41%) HP UFT
10 3 (1.70%) AutoIt
11 2 (1.14%) JUnit
11 2 (1.14%) Maven
11 2 (1.14%) Serenity BDD
11 2 (1.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 51 (28.98%) Social Skills
2 38 (21.59%) Finance
3 20 (11.36%) Publishing
4 19 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (6.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 7 (3.98%) Banking
7 6 (3.41%) Aerospace
7 6 (3.41%) Automotive
7 6 (3.41%) Back Office
7 6 (3.41%) Police
8 5 (2.84%) Games
9 4 (2.27%) Financial Institution
9 4 (2.27%) Legal
9 4 (2.27%) Manufacturing
9 4 (2.27%) Presentation Skills
10 3 (1.70%) Advertising
10 3 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.70%) Public Sector
11 2 (1.14%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (1.14%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 47 (26.70%) Developer
2 19 (10.80%) Analyst
3 17 (9.66%) Software Engineer
4 16 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 12 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (6.25%) Administrator
6 11 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
6 11 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
7 10 (5.68%) Applications Engineer
8 9 (5.11%) Azure Engineer
8 9 (5.11%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (5.11%) Consultant
8 9 (5.11%) Deployment Engineer
8 9 (5.11%) QA Engineer
8 9 (5.11%) Senior Support Engineer
9 8 (4.55%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.55%) Senior QA Engineer
10 7 (3.98%) Automation Test Analyst
10 7 (3.98%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.41%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (26.14%) .NET
2 34 (19.32%) HTML
3 29 (16.48%) .NET Framework
4 26 (14.77%) CSS
5 24 (13.64%) Web Services
6 23 (13.07%) REST
7 22 (12.50%) XML
8 18 (10.23%) SOAP
9 16 (9.09%) Ajax
10 15 (8.52%) COM
11 14 (7.95%) Middleware
12 13 (7.39%) ATL
12 13 (7.39%) React
13 12 (6.82%) jQuery
13 12 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (6.25%) Classic ASP
14 11 (6.25%) Entity Framework
14 11 (6.25%) Gherkin
14 11 (6.25%) Vue.js
14 11 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.52%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (7.39%) Replication
4 10 (5.68%) Fat Client
4 10 (5.68%) Thin Client
5 9 (5.11%) Handset
6 8 (4.55%) Clustering
6 8 (4.55%) Fixed Income
7 6 (3.41%) CMDB
7 6 (3.41%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.41%) iPhone
7 6 (3.41%) Life Science
8 5 (2.84%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.84%) User Experience
9 4 (2.27%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.70%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.70%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (1.70%) PKI
10 3 (1.70%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 95 (53.98%) Windows
2 40 (22.73%) Windows Server
3 27 (15.34%) Windows 10
4 18 (10.23%) Android
4 18 (10.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (10.23%) Windows Server 2016
5 15 (8.52%) Windows Server 2019
6 14 (7.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (6.82%) Linux
7 12 (6.82%) Windows 8
8 8 (4.55%) Windows 7
9 7 (3.98%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.14%) Unix
11 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (25.57%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (18.18%) Workflow
3 28 (15.91%) ITIL
3 28 (15.91%) Project Management
4 22 (12.50%) Change Management
5 21 (11.93%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (11.93%) Test Automation
6 20 (11.36%) Software Engineering
7 18 (10.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (9.09%) Software Testing
9 15 (8.52%) DevOps
9 15 (8.52%) SDLC
10 14 (7.95%) BDD
10 14 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (7.39%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (7.39%) Mentoring
11 13 (7.39%) Scrum
12 12 (6.82%) MVC
12 12 (6.82%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 85 (48.30%) PowerShell
2 60 (34.09%) SQL
3 59 (33.52%) JavaScript
4 51 (28.98%) C#
5 40 (22.73%) VB
6 29 (16.48%) Python
7 23 (13.07%) C++
8 22 (12.50%) Java
9 14 (7.95%) C
9 14 (7.95%) Perl
10 11 (6.25%) T-SQL
11 9 (5.11%) PHP
12 6 (3.41%) Ada
12 6 (3.41%) PHP 4
12 6 (3.41%) VB6
13 5 (2.84%) C++/CLI
13 5 (2.84%) Ruby
13 5 (2.84%) VC++
14 3 (1.70%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (14.77%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.23%) Degree
3 16 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 13 (7.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (5.68%) MCSE
6 7 (3.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.84%) CCA
8 5 (2.84%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (2.84%) MCSA
9 2 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.14%) MCDBA
9 2 (1.14%) MCITP
9 2 (1.14%) MCT
10 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.57%) CISSP
10 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.57%) ISEB
10 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.36%) QA
2 5 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 5 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.84%) PMO
3 3 (1.70%) CDISC
3 3 (1.70%) Good Clinical Practice
3 3 (1.70%) SLA
4 1 (0.57%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.57%) DICOM
4 1 (0.57%) GRC
4 1 (0.57%) HL7
4 1 (0.57%) WAI
4 1 (0.57%) WCAG
System Software
1 44 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 36 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (10.80%) Microsoft App-V
4 16 (9.09%) vSphere
5 11 (6.25%) XenApp
6 7 (3.98%) XenDesktop
7 6 (3.41%) Hyper-V
7 6 (3.41%) vCloud
8 4 (2.27%) BitLocker
9 3 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.57%) Docker
10 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 29 (16.48%) SCCM
2 20 (11.36%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (5.11%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
5 7 (3.98%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 7 (3.98%) Perfmon
6 6 (3.41%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.70%) SCOM
8 3 (1.70%) WSUS
9 2 (1.14%) EnCase
9 2 (1.14%) FTK
9 2 (1.14%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (1.14%) MOM
9 2 (1.14%) Nagios
10 1 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.57%) WMI
Vendors
1 100 (56.82%) Microsoft
2 39 (22.16%) VMware
3 30 (17.05%) Citrix
4 22 (12.50%) Oracle
5 14 (7.95%) HP
6 12 (6.82%) Cisco
7 11 (6.25%) EMC
8 10 (5.68%) Apple
9 9 (5.11%) Bloomberg
9 9 (5.11%) Reuters
10 7 (3.98%) Automation Anywhere
10 7 (3.98%) Blue Prism
10 7 (3.98%) SAP
10 7 (3.98%) UiPath
11 6 (3.41%) Avaya
11 6 (3.41%) Dell
12 5 (2.84%) CommVault
12 5 (2.84%) IBM
12 5 (2.84%) NetApp
12 5 (2.84%) Sophos